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Associate Professor Jill Durey

Honorary Associate Professor

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6308
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML18.220A  

Jill is an Honorary Associate Professor within the School of Arts and Humanities.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Murdoch University, 1987.
  • Master of Research, England, 1971.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), England, 1969.


Recent Research Grants

  • 'Deep Within My Soul': Recovering Memory in Bilingual Early Alzheimer's Patients,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2008 - 2013,  $84,302.
  • Kira and James: A Biographical Investigation of Two Significant Cultural Figures, Using Historical and Practice-Led Forms of Research,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2008 - 2010,  $24,006.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Durey, J., (2020), John Galsworthy and Slum Clearance. Texas Studies in Literature and Language, 62(1), 45-72, DOI: 10.7560/TSLL62103.
  • Durey, J., (2020), Vivisection Through the Eyes of Wilkie Collins, H.G. Wells and John Galsworthy. Medical Humanities, 2020(Article in press), Article number 011868, DOI: 10.1136/medhum-2020-011868.
  • Durey, J., (2019), John Galsworthy (1867-1933) and Animal Welfare. The Minnesota Review, 92(2019), 95-110, Duke University Press, DOI: 10.1215/00265667-7329816.
  • Durey, J., (2018), 'John Galsworthy's Conscience and First World War Disablement'. Victorioraphies, 8(2), 151-169, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, DOI: 10.3366/vic.2018.0303.
  • Durey, J., (2017), John Galsworthy (1867-1933) and Justice (1910) Revisited. The Victorian, 5(1), 18p., Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, University of Sharjah.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  One thing i love: A novel.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Alexandre goes South: A novel and an essay, 'the modern adventure novel'.
  • Master of Arts,  All shall be well: Julian and bartholomew
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Myfriendkoolkiller
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  'The red pipe: A novella set in port hedland', plus an accompanying essay, 'ten pounds for adults, kids travel free'
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The other woman, banana split, awa the crow road: 3 playscripts.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Curse of the time witch and the time-slip novel
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Vulvodynia and autoethnography
  • Master of Arts,  The naming of places.
  • Master by Research: Figurative language in the portrayal of the main characters in the novels of Thomas Hardy
  • Master by Research: The back flats
  • Master by Research: The back flats
  • Master by Research: Confrontation and identity in the fiction of J.M. Coetzee
  • Master by Research: Fame, sex and other types of criminality
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Man makes man: A study of uplifting and upbuilding in the novels of Joseph Furphy
  • Master by Research: An examination of biography in possession by A.S. Byatt and Dickens by Peter Ackroyd
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Reading Dorothy Hewett as boundary writer
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Other people's country: A memoir.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Other people's country: A memoir.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Minnesota boy: A journey through time and place.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The role of strangers in victorian novels: A psychoanalytic study of their repressions, functions and aspirations
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Mind the gap - an examination of the pause in modern theatre; shadows - a play (major creative work); bank accounts - a collage of monologues (minor creative work).
  • Master of Arts,  'Inside schizophrenia: Mending the internal conflict' plus essay on schizophrenia
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  In the space behind his eyes: Donald stuart 1913 to 1983.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  In the space behind his eyes: Donald stuart 1913 to 1983.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Voyage to terra australis: A drama based on the life and journals of Matthew Flinders.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Rock dragons: Prose fiction and poetry.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  'Heartlines'
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The murder of mike macdougall, a social realist novel, and the Australian paradox: An essay on the Australian migrant experience after world war II.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Silencing violence in the family: Making the victim the problem - when we remember they call us liars
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Philosophy for teenagers: Finding new relevance in old concepts.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Maps for the lost. A collection of short fiction - and - human / nature ecotones: Climate change and the ecological imagination. a critical essay
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The headless angel of chance.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The perception and practice of silence in Australian and jordanian societies: A socio-pragmatic study
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Saphira, the snake princess: A novel and minoan is not greek: an essay
  • Master of Arts,  Grey hair
  • Master of Arts,  Boomtown wives: A novel.
  • Master of Arts,  Small trees bend on long shadows (novel) life after trauma (critical research)

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Secrets, shame and forgiveness in celebrity culture and literature.
  • Master of Arts,  Irrestible grace excerpt from a novel and looking back: On writing, travel and the gaze an essay
  • Doctor of philosophy: English as an international language: A sociolinguistics analysis of the Japanese experience
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Venturing into Silences. The Silence of Water (novel). Convicts, Women and Western Australian Stories (essay).
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